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  • Dividing Assets That No Longer Exist at the Time of Trial
    Dividing Assets That No Longer Exist at the Time of Trial

    A common question that comes up during the middle of the divorce is one party’s request for an asset that no longer exists. Your spouse wants half of last year’s tax refund that you used to pay off ...

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  • What is a Missouri Qualified Domestic Relations Order and What Do I Need to Know About One?
    What is a Missouri Qualified Domestic Relations Order and What Do I Need to Know About One?

    A Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO) is a court order that divides you or your spouse’s retirement plan in the event of a divorce. QDROs apply only to employee benefit or pension plans subject ...

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  • Should You Keep the House in Your Missouri Divorce?
    Should You Keep the House in Your Missouri Divorce?

    Fighting to keep the house must be one of the biggest and most routine mistakes clients make in a divorce. It’s the house the kids have always lived in. It’s the house you are familiar with. It’s in ...

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  • How to Handle the Financial Stress of Getting Divorced in Missouri
    How to Handle the Financial Stress of Getting Divorced in Missouri

    You are getting divorced. No one told you how expensive this would be. All you wanted was out. Now you are out, the bills are piling up, you have no one to share those expenses with and you are trying ...

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  • What is an Interlocutory Judgment and why would I want one?
    What is an Interlocutory Judgment and why would I want one?

    The primary purpose of an Interlocutory Judgment in a divorce proceeding in Missouri is to set a valuation date for the purposes of dividing all assets and debts. If you have assets that are ...

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  • What's The Big Deal with Dividing My Retirement Account?
    What's The Big Deal with Dividing My Retirement Account?

    Oftentimes the retirement account is the largest asset of the marriage to be divided. It is also an area where big mistakes are most often made with divorce lawyers and where clients simply just do ...

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